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An amaysim 4G update

19 Dec 2014
Julian - amaysim blogger


amaysim's head chief

We’re just about to sign off on 2014 and are all set for a massive 2015.

With that in mind, I’m excited about giving everyone a quick update on where we’re at with bringing 4G to amaysim.

In short, 4G will be launching amaysim-style around Easter next year. We know we’re not the first to offer 4G, but there’s a good reason why:

We want to offer cracking 4G plans with a range of options to suit the data needs of as many Aussies as possible. In true amaysim spirit, value and choice are must-haves, alongside flexibility to move between plans as people wish.

So, keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter feeds, as well as your inbox, for updates in the coming months. We can’t wait to take our amaysim plans to the next level and hope you’ll like what we’re brewing.

Also in store for next year, we’re going to be focusing more than ever on making our mobile and online support even easier to use and more helpful than it is now, so if there’s something you’d like to see, let us know.

On that note, have a safe and enjoyable break and an excellent new year. Also, thanks to our amaysim customers old and new for the massive support this year.

Here’s to 2015!

Julian - amaysim's chief

What is 4G?

- 4G, or LTE, is an evolution in mobile network technology. In areas where people can access 4G, and have a 4G-compatible handset (most new handsets are 4G), speeds can often be way faster than the already fast Optus 4G Plus network amaysim currently runs off. This means, when you’re in a 4G coverage area browsing, downloading, streaming and other online activity can happen at a cracking pace.

- To access 4G service you need a 4G-compatible handset and plan, and to be in a 4G coverage area. If you go from being in a 4G coverage area to an area where coverage is 3G, you’ll simply drop back to the Optus 4G Plus network.

- Optus, whose network we run off, plans to have 90 per cent of the Aussie population covered by 4G come April 2015.


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November Newsletter

Celebrating nine amazing years!

20 Nov 2019

We’re growing up, but we’re definitely not growing old.

Our ninth year has been filled with awesome achievements, and we couldn’t have done it without your amazing support!

nine years strong

It felt just like yesterday when we embarked on an ambitious journey to shake up the dinosaurs of the Australian telco industry, with our BYO mobile phone proposition and SIM-only plans.

Fast forward nine years and with over one million customers catching onto the amaysim wave, it’s crazy to think that the best is still yet to come.

Whether you’ve been with us since day dot (back when the iPhone 4 was the hottest phone in the market), or have recently joined the amaysim family, we can’t thank our loyal customers enough for their support over the years, as we clearly wouldn’t be here without you.

Amaysim Birthday Celebration Cookies
Image & Cookies Courtesy of Vickie Liu

still got our eyes on the prize

Between expanding our product offerings and enhancing the experience for our customers (be sure to check out the refreshed amaysim app), it's been an exciting year at amaysim HQ.

Not to mention we recently upped the data across our mobile plans, ensuring we keep our promise in offering Aussies greater choice when it comes to finding a great-value mobile plan that’s simple to use and won’t break the bank.

revitalised network agreement

As you all know, amaysim runs on the Optus 4G network, and mobile data is the fuel that allows our connected lives to exist. Data usage is only set to increase as we move into the future which is something we want to ensure is encapsulated in the type of mobile plans we offer.

amaysim and Optus have had a mutually beneficial partnership since we launched back in 2010 and in May we signed a revitalised network supply agreement (NSA) with Optus.

The updated agreement enables us to offer even greater products and services to our mobile customers, so keep your eyes peeled as we continue to expand our mobile plan offerings to meet our customers’ evolving needs.

Canstar Blue Awards

we love customer recognition

There’s always been a focus at amaysim HQ of doing right by our customers, knowing good things will come and although awards aren’t everything, from time-to-time it’s nice to be acknowledged!

To cap off a great year, we struck gold at the 2019 Canstar Blue Awards, taking home the gong for the most satisfied customers in the prepaid SIM-only category - shining a light on the amazing value our mobile plans continue to provide hundreds of thousands of Aussies.

What made this win even more special is the fact the Canstar Blue Awards are based on direct feedback given to an independent research firm by customers.

On that note, a massive shout out to our customers who continually give us a vote of confidence through loyalty and support – we appreciate each and every one of you.

let’s keep it going

Nine years in, we can honestly say we've never been more excited for what the future holds and we’re more determined than ever to continue delivering amazing value to our customers across both mobile and energy.

Bring it on!